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Streaming video

Title Hoop Dreams
Published [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 170 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
Summary Keep your eye on the ball. Never give up. Cited as one of the all-time best sporting movies ever made, the Oscar-nominated HOOP DREAMS, follows the sporting aspirations of two inner-city basketball hopefuls who dare to dream the impossible. Beginning with casual games in the urban playground and ending with the possibility of college basketball offers, HOOP DREAMS is an age-old story about never giving up on your passions. Filmed over a five-year period, HOOP DREAMS follows young Arthur Agee and William Gates as they navigate the complex, competitive world of scholastic athletics while striving to overcome the intense pressures of family life and the realities of their rough Chicago streets
Notes Title from title frames
Event Originally produced by Madman Entertainment in 1994
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject African American basketball players -- United States -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Inner cities -- United States -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author James, Steve, film director
Kanopy (Firm)